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Back to the Future Reviews

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James O'Brien
Daily Mail [UK]

The humour, the pathos, the tension - even the blooming soundtrack - all conspire to ensure that the tale of a teenager traveling back 30 years to ensure his parents meet and ultimately mate can, given its vintage, now be fairly described as a classic.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK] | Original Score: 5/5

June 26, 2013
Roger Hurlburt
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Under the splendid direction of Robert Zemeckis, who also co-authored the screenplay with Bob Gale, Back to the Future is a joyous flight into the domain of a teen-ager`s fantasy.

Full Review Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

June 26, 2013
Peter Travers
People Magazine

Just sign on for the trip. Back to the Future offers the summer's most dazzling joyride.

Full Review Source: People Magazine

June 26, 2013
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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It isn't often that extremely clever moviemakers use their brains in the service of pure fun. But that's just what the people who made Back to the Future have done. This brilliant contraption of a film could become the hit of the summer.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel

June 26, 2013
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

It's great fun most of the way and makes up in humor what it lacks in sense.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor

June 26, 2013
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune
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Zemeckis and Gale... give us two priceless scenes in which the young time-traveler simply regards his parents-to-be with wonderment, delight and empathy. And we cannot help but share that emotion and relate it to our own lives.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

June 26, 2013
Simon Reynolds
Digital Spy

It was, is and always will be a true Hollywood classic.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 5/5

July 14, 2011
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

The most commercially popular of 1985.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B+

April 21, 2011
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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The picture packs a wonderful wallop.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

March 29, 2011
Shaun Munro
What Culture

Undeniably one of the greatest films of the 1980s and indeed, of all time, Back to the Future has endured so well because it walks that fine tightrope of managing to appeal to just about everyone...

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 5/5

February 16, 2011
Elliot Panek
Common Sense Media

'80s time-travel favorite has laughs, romance, action.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 5/5

January 1, 2011
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

an undeniably fun film, one whose clever plotting, memorable characters, and deft balance of both wistful nostalgia and celebration of the here and now deserves comparisons to The Wizard of Oz

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 4/4

October 28, 2010
R. L. Shaffer
IGN DVD

Back to the Future is one of the best popcorn movies ever made. It's ingenuity, time-traveling twist ups and wonderfully vibrant characters resonate in ways few films ever achieve.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 10/10

October 25, 2010
Rubin Safaya
Cinemalogue.com

It's a timeless joke that never gets old: One day you will grow up to be your parents and they'll have the last laugh. The innovation here was in telling the joke backwards.

Full Review Source: Cinemalogue.com | Original Score: A+

October 25, 2010
Eric Kohn
indieWIRE

"Future" fandom resonates in the public imagination because it marries innocence with high-concept fun.

Full Review Source: indieWIRE

October 15, 2010
Derek Malcolm
This is London

A little more sophistication would have been no bad thing -- but a good script keeps it zipping along.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 4/5

October 6, 2010
David Gritten
Daily Telegraph

Delightful and sophisticated to a degree beyond the dreams of today's movies in similar vein.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 4/5

October 2, 2010
Matt Glasby
Total Film

Zemeckis' popcorn classic combines watertight scripting with broad but brilliant performances, all held together by Fox's stumbling charm.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 5/5

September 30, 2010
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

The counter-Freudian drama is handled with easy wit and flair, like a Shakespearian disguise comedy, and it made a whopping star of Fox.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 4/5

September 30, 2010
John Ferguson
Radio Times

This irresistible combination of dazzling effects and sly comedy propelled Michael J Fox to stardom and Robert Zemeckis to the front rank of Hollywood directors.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 5/5

September 30, 2010
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